Airspeed Raises $7.5M in Funding

Airspeed, a San Francisco, CA-based platform focused on connecting and celebrating employees, raised $7.5m in funding.

The funding included:

  • $5M Series Seed round of funding led by Greylock Partners and Venrock, with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Next Play Ventures, and a number of notable CEOs and executives as angel investors;
  • $2.5M debt line through Western Technology Investment.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.

Led by Doug Camplejohn, CEO and Founder, Airspeed enables teams to connect via a Slack apps that allow users to continuously learn about teammates, recognize each other, celebrate milestones, and discover what have in common. Airspeed provides a complete culture starter kit in one family of connected apps:

  • Intro: Welcomes new hires and connects colleagues in departments or companies.
  • Celebrations – for birthdays or work anniversaries.
  • Icebreaker: Get to know teammates each week and make meetings more fun.
  • Compliments: for compliments, celebration or to recognize for leadership.
  • Maps: View colleagues on a team map and schedule in-person meetings.

Airspeed’s Slack applications are available now through the Airspeed website and the Slack App Directory. In this Early Access period (through the end of the year), all applications are free. Once pricing is announced, a free forever tier will remain, and pricing for the entire family of apps will be on par with buying a single function Slack app.